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Calais Campbell working to get his technique back in OTAs

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – There’s no time better than the present for Cardinals players to start forming a bond that’s going to be so crucial for their success this season. “Yeah, you can start here,” Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell said. “It’s something different, because without pads on, and without going 100-miles an hour, everything’s so much different ... Read More »

NBA teams looking for “pick and pop” from Seth Tuttle

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Seth Tuttle did some big things in his four years at Northern Iowa. Tuttle was the first Panther to be named to the NCAA Division I All-America 2nd Team. He finished as the No. 4 all-time scorer and he was a seven-time Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Week (most in school history). Tuttle ... Read More »

John Brown ready to “give people trouble” in sophomore season

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – NFL defenses beware: John Brown put on extra muscle and he’s coming for you! “I put on 10 pounds of muscle, just training,” Brown said. “I feel more explosive. I expect to have a bigger year than last year.” Brown spent a good portion of the offseason working with famed trainer Pete Bommarito back ... Read More »

Mercury Waive Former ASU Star Promise Amukamara

Former ASU point guard Promise Amukamara was released by the Phoenix Mercury May 28, 2015. Photo courtesy of Sun Devil Athletics.

By: Kayla Mortellaro PHOENIX, Ariz.— The Phoenix Mercury announced Thursday the team has released former ASU point guard Promise Amukamara and guard Jasmine James. OFFICIAL: The Mercury has waived Jasmine James and Promise Amukamara. — Phoenix Mercury (@PhoenixMercury) May 29, 2015 James, 23, was with the Mercury in 2013 when she averaged 3.1 points, 1.8 assists and 1.4 rebounds per game ... Read More »

Cardinals Backlogged at Running Back

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By: Ed Cole  GLENDALE, Ariz. – There’s no such thing as lack of depth at the running back position for the Arizona Cardinals. They’ve got five players – Andre Ellington, Marion Grice, Robert Hughes, Stepfan Taylor, Kerwynn Williams – that they feel can get the job done and perform at a much higher level than they did in 2014, when ... Read More »

Suns HC Jeff Hornacek Wants a Player at 13 to Push His Current Roster

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By: Kayla Mortellaro  PHOENIX, Ariz.— With the 2015 NBA Draft fast approaching, the Suns are fully entrenched in the pre-draft workout process. For the Suns, head coach Jeff Hornacek will be assessing talent by running players through drills and practices. Now that Hornacek is entering his third season as head coach, he has identified watching young players give it their all as ... Read More »

Tyler Harvey: “I can bring a lot to a team”

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Tyler Harvey has been a busy young man lately. He worked out with the San Antonio Spurs, he came through and worked out with the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday, then he headed out to Utah to workout for the Jazz. The days in the life of the NCAA’s leading scorer are very hectic as ... Read More »

Tyrann Mathieu: “I feel like a cat”

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Tyrann Mathieu clearly wasn’t himself last season (wearing a cast and a knee brace at the same time will do that to you). Mathieu was steadily making his way back from the horrible knee injury he suffered in his rookie season, then he injures his thumb, requiring him to wear a cast, further limiting ... Read More »

Mercury Open Title Defense June 5

Phoenix Mercury open title defense June 5, 2015 at 7 p.m. Photo courtesy of PDJ

By: Kayla Mortellaro  PHOENIX, Ariz.— The Phoenix Mercury open up the season in defense of their title on June 5. The festivities at U.S. Airways Center get started around 6:30 p.m. with a special championship presentation for the fans and players. The 2014 WNBA Championship banner will be hung from the rafters next to the 2007 and 2009 banners, and the ... Read More »